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Union wants lawmakers to revisit move of prescription drug plan to Medicare

Union wants lawmakers to revisit move of prescription drug plan to Medicare

A union that represents some of the state’s retirees is asking Gov. Larry Hogan and other lawmakers to reconsider moving the retiree’s prescription drug plan to the Medicare Part D program next year.

Members of the Maryland Classified Employees Association held a rally at their Woodlawn headquarters Wednesday requesting lawmakers call a special session to look at the issue. Union leadership said the switch is going to be cost-prohibitive for many retirees living on fixed incomes.

“I think they can bring it back to the table to re-evaluate what has been done,” union president Linda Day said. “I am a person that believes nothing is etched in stone except your tombstone. I just...

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